AU Plans Ribbon Cutting For Dunkin Digital Media Lab April 29


Anderson, Ind. — Anderson University and the Falls School of Business will cut the ribbon on its new Dunkin Digital Media Lab April 29 at 11:30 a.m. The ribbon cutting will include a demonstration of the room’s capabilities, along with a demonstration of the STAR Bank Trading Room in Hardacre Hall.

“With appreciation, we thank the Dunkin family, Craig, Marsha, and Melanie, for their significant contribution to the creation of the Dunkin Digital Media Lab,” said Jen Hunt, vice president for advancement. “This lab will be utilized by faculty and students of the Falls School of Business, to gain real-world experience in a digital media command center. This experience will translate into meaningful career opportunities for our students.”

The gift was made in memory of Matthew Dunkin, the son of Craig and Marsha, and older brother to Melanie, who passed away at the age of 10. 

“The Dunkin Lab and the STAR Bank Trading Room are going to elevate our students in the eyes of potential employers,” said James Newton, assistant professor of sport marketing. “These spaces will help our students and the Falls School of Business tremendously.”

Lonnie Leeper, associate professor of finance, will lead the STAR Bank Trading Room demonstration and Victoria Shaw, assistant professor of marketing, will lead the Dunkin Digital Media Lab demonstration.

Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.